On Saturday the 12th November from 11am to 4pm at the Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Lichfield Street. WV1 1DU the LGBT will be holding a day about Health and Wellbeing. The day will be full of fun with speakers, arts and crafts, games, taster sessions, photography, community stalls and a mini market.
11:30 – Peter Tatchell
The unfinished battle for LGBT human rights The victories we’ve won – and have yet to win. Began campaigning for queer freedom in 1969, aged 17. From 1971, Peter was a leading activist in the Gay Liberation Front. He is the Director of the
Peter Tatchell Foundation and the Green Party’s human rights spokesperson.
Campbell X
She constantly pushes boundaries in visual aesthetics and content in moving image. She started out in making films for UK television and titles include Ragga Gayl D’Bout! about female fans of Ragga Music, the award-winning BD Women about Black lesbian stories, and Legacy about the psychological effect of Transatlantic slavery on family relationships.
Geoff Dexter
The Red in the Rainbow – the struggle for LGBT liberation today LGBT Socialist leading in the trade union, anti-cuts and anti-racist movement. Organiser
of West Midlands Love Music Hate Homophobia. The last 20 years have seen us arrive at something like formal legal equality – with similar advances in social attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. A recent poll found that 90 percent of British people were in favour of LGBT legal rights for example. Yet LGBT oppression continues and abuse and assaults are commonplace. Sometimes there is worse – as we saw when bigoted teenagers beat Ian Baynham to death in Trafalgar Square. Homophobic abuse is rife in many schools, and bigotry is all too common in the media.
The red in the rainbow charts a radical, and often lost, history of the struggle for LGBT liberation and what this means for the challenges we face today.
Izzy John
Join her for a workshop on “I’m not bi-curious, I’m bi-furious” – putting bi issues on the activist agenda. Welfare sabbatical officer at Warwick Students Union, and the current bi rep on NUS LGBT committee. Izzy first got into activism when she lived in California during the proposition 8 debate – upon her return she got involved in NUS LGBT, the student protests, and much more.
Grant Denkinson
A trustee of Leicester Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Centre. He also works in physics and psychotherapy. More details to follow…


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